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Dec 30, 2012 10:30am EST
from the legislative lion. it passed in 2008 and has been the first major civil rights act of the 21st century. madam president, there are templates to work together effectively in the united states senate on behalf of the american people, but on occasion, it is the very institution of the senate itself that is preserved when we stake out common ground. even in the highly charged atmosphere of the presidential impeachment trial, we made the process work. during a gathering of the republican caucus, i advocated holding a bipartisan meeting in the old chamber getting the entire senate to generate an agreement on the con docked. the senate had been about to decide the trial on a purely partisan basis, but by convening both parties, we were able to chart a logical, reasonable, judicious course. in 2005, i joined the so-called gang of 14 comprise the seven republicans and seven democrats to spearhead with john warner, john mccain, and ben nelson. it was born to avert an institutional crisis as a result of repeated, systematic filibustering of president bush's judicial nominees in the s
Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm EST
every standard of civilized society by bringing an even more toxic max of reckless behavior and criminal cruelty right into our homes every minute, every day, every hour, of every single year. a child growing up in america today witnesses 16,000 murders and 200,000 acts of violence by the time he or she reaches the ribald age of 18. -- ripe old age of 18. throughout it all, to many in the national media, their corporate owners, and their stockholders, act as silent enablers if not complice it co- conspirators. rather than face their own moral failings, the media demonize to gun owners. >> reckless behavior becoming from the nra. the nra has blood on its ads. the nra has blood on its hands. shame on the nra ban assault weapons now. ban on assault weapons now. nra, end assault weapons now. stop killing our children. stop the reckless behavior of the nra. we need gun control now. >> rather than face their own moral failings, the media demonizes the gun owners, amplifies their cries for more laws, and fills the national media with misinformation and dishonest thinking that only dela
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